The Pogues – Dirty Old Town [Trad Punk]

Here is a gentle ballad from one of the most energetic of all musical acts. It’s a poignant song of homecoming probably understood by all who have left their places of birth only to return many years later to recall their childhood. Not all memories are good ones. Perhaps they could be chopped down as […]

Still Game – Scottish Comedy Classic

This classic sit-com set in Glasgow follows the life of two roguish men of advanced age who can never seem to keep out of trouble. There is never a dull moment for both Jack and Victor who seem amused and angry with the life they have been given. It’s nice to have a laugh with […]

The Nez Perce – A Hunted First Nations People Of Dignity

The story of Chief Joseph and his refusal to bow to the treacherous US Federal government is the stuff of legend. The pursuit of his people by US Cavalry detachments makes for a great story with an all too familiar and heart-rending ending. The treatment of the indigenous people by the colonials from Europe is […]

The Shootist – Behind The Scenes On John Wayne’s Last Movie

The Shootist was a great movie but also bitter-sweet. It was John Wayne’s last movie. In it he played an aging gunfighter dying from cancer. At the time, Wayne was suffering from the cancer that was to eventually take his life. In the following piece, we get to meet the renowned actor as he prepares […]